New Year. New Parks. New Travel Plans.

Along with the December to January turn of the calendar comes the practice of making a New Year’s Resolution. According to the history books, you have the ancient Babylonians from about 4,000 years ago to thank for this (usually) insignificant tradition. I say insignificant because, just like New York’s Times Square tradition, the majority of […]

Yosemite National Park Sign in the snow

Solitude In a Yosemite Snow Globe

Growing up during Minnesota winters was great as a young kid. Snowball fights. Skiing. Ice fishing. Building a snowman. But as life morphed into my 30’s, 40’s, …. wait, I think I’ll stop right there to save further embarrassment … the cold and the white fluffy stuff really lost its luster. So here we were, […]